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What does Ionia mean?

Ionia Pronunciation of Ionia [io-nia] as a girls' name. Place name: refers to the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands off Greece.

Associated with: sea, greece.


Ionia has 3 variants: Eionia, Ionija and Ionya.

Related girl name: Ione.

Creative forms:
(female) Imonia, Innia, ..

(male) Iones, Ionis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ionia Julietta (I.J.), ..

How popular is Ionia?

Ionia is an unusual first name for females. Ionia is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ionia was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1854 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ionia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ionia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Ione is the only other popular varying form of Ionia listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Ionia was at its most widespread in the 1910s (median #1171), but now, the form Ione has become less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ionia, Ione in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ionia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ionia is alike in pronunciation to Aanya, Aenya, Agna, Ana, Aniya, Anya, Ayonna, Eena, Ennya, Enya, Euna, Ianna, Inah, Ioana, Ioanah, Ioanna, Ioannah, Iynaia, Oni, Oona, Unna, Wanna, Yionna, Yoana and Yoanna. Other suggested similar names are Adonia, Dania, Doncia, Donia, Doria, Dosia, Fania, Fronia, Genia, Ginia, Hania, Henia, Idona, Idonia, Idonna, Ilania, Ilona, Ilonka, Inda, India, Inga, Iniga, Innga, Innis, Ivania, Ivonna, Jania, Jinia, Jocia, Joia, Kenia, Leonia, Loria, Moia, Moria, Novia, Pania, Rania, Sofia, Sohnia, Sonia, Tania, Tonia, Toria, Tosia, Umnia, Vinia, Xenia, Zonia and Zosia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ionia.

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